German literature and music : an aesthetic fusion, 1890-1989


  • Symposium on Literature and the Arts (7th : 1989 : University of Houston)

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  • Papers from the Seventh Symposium on Literature and the Arts, presented by the School of Music and the Dept. of German, the University of Houston, Mar. 1-4, 1989.
  • Includes bibliographical references.


  • Preface : Exploration within chaos : German poets and composers in a time of crisis / John Rockwell -- A musical approach to Georg Trakl (1887-1914) : a study of musical settings of German twentieth-century poetry / Kurt von Fischer -- Max Reger, modernity, and the lied in the early twentieth century / Craig J. Westendorf -- The spell of Salome : Thomas Mann and Richard Strauss / Hans Rudolf Vaget -- Musical substance and literary shadow? : Die Frau ohne Schatten reconsidered / Harry E. Seelig -- "Applied poetry" : the musical idioms of early German cabaret / Alan Lareau -- Sound and sense : the search for a unified expression in the early songs of Arnold Schoenberg / Alan Lessem -- The lyric as paradigm : poetry and the foundation of Arnold Schoenberg's new music / Reinhold Brinkmann -- Marie Pappenheim, Schoenberg, and the Studien über Hysterie / Robert Falck
  • Webern, Trakl, and the decline of the West : Webern's setting of "Abendland III" / Anne C. Shreffler -- Thomas Mann, Anton Webern, and the magic square / Tamara S. Evans -- Deepest misery, highest art : Alban Verg's Wozzeck / Jost Hermand -- Die letzte Häutung : two German Künstleropern of the twentieth century : Hans Pfitzner's Palestrina and Paul Hindemith's Mathis der Maler / Ulrich Weisstein -- Friedrich Dürrenmatt and Gottfried von Einem : a unique collaboration / Otto Biba -- Meditations modulated : H. Heissenbüttel's "Einfache grammatische Meditationen" in K. Stockhausen's Mikrophonie II / Günter Peters -- Aribert Reimann and Paul Celan : the setting of hermetic poetry in the contemporary German lied / Jürgen Maehder
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